Unconventional projects are the main alternative of Colombia to solve the problem of energy self-sufficiency in the short (and maybe even longer) term. This option has generated many discussions and controversies, but the National Authority of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) recently made a historic decision on this issue.
Medellín’s Mayor, Federico Gutiérrez, and the Inspector General, Fernando Carrillo,complained about the NOC’s alleged lack of response to the repeated requests for improvingthe quality of its fuels. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
According to a report from the Northeastern Regional Border Autonomous Corporation (Corponor), environmental emergencies tend to increase during December and January.The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
The government has taken several measures in fiscal terms with the aim of recovering deteriorating public finances and combating climate change. Expectations of the authorities are high, especially with taxes for fossil fuels, but there are emerging concerns about the real destination of these new taxes.
The Minister of Mines and Energy (MinMinas) participated in Semana’s ‘Clean Energies Week,’ where he spoke about the environmental benefits of converting public transportation into Vehicular Natural Gas (VNG). The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
During the seventh public hearing hosted by the National Authority of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) this year, communities of 30 villages of Saravena and Arauquita (Arauca), together with representatives of Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), spoke about the Berilo Llanos 38 project. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
La Macarena is a rich region in natural resources, but this area has suffered from armed conflict. The situation in this region is changing thanks to the peace agreement with the FARC, but the discussion between oil and water is still latent.